Here are some facts with Halimah Yacob becoming the next President of Singapore. 1. She becomes the 8th President of the Island Republic 2. She becomes the 3rd Indian President of the country 3. She becomes the 2nd Indian President after SR Nathan to receive a walkover where opposing candidates were deemed ineligible. 4. Singapore has had 4 Presidents who were appointed by Parliament 5. 4 Presidents would have served under the Elected Presidency model and only 2 had to contest the elections and they were both Chinese. 6. 2 other Presidents who received walkovers under the EP model are both Indians 7. She becomes the 1st women President of Singapore. 8. The first gentleman is also the first spouse whose background is shrouded in mystery. 9. She becomes the 4rd President who was formerly a PAP MP 10.She is the 4th President to come from NTUC 11. She becomes 5th President asked to run by the PAP Government following in the path of Devan Nair, Ong Teng Cheong, SR Nathan and Tony Tan. 12. She is the 1st President that has arguably become the single most divisive and the most controversial figure to take the Office of the President.